Life throw’s new challenges to us everyday and it can be really hard to know which direction to go. In the time that we are living in, we often forget to listen to wisdom and knowledge from our elders. There was a time in the past and not very long ago, everyone stopped and listened when one of the older men or woman spoke… it is not the same today….
Everyday has its ups and downs and everyday looks very different and yet similar at the same time. My days consist of being a mom first and all that goes along with it.
Sometimes it can feel like a lot, however if I put it into perspective it is only a short time in my life and there will be many days after my children are out on there own and I am not doing the day to day mom life.
One major part of my day is the words that I use to lift up and sometimes tear down my children, as well helping them learn how to use their words wisely to help them in the future. As I read Proverbs 15 so many of the Proverbs pertaining to the TONGUE really stood out to me.
A soft answer turns away wrath BUT a harsh word stirs up anger.
WOW I need this one written on my wipe off board and as well on my phone for a constant reminder. So words of wisdom for keeping the peace and for a peaceful surrounding. It is so much easier to solve problems when we are calm and reasonable…. No anger 🙂
The tongue of the wise uses knowledge rightly BUT the mouth of fools pour forth foolishness.
Knowledge is something that I seek everyday and there are all kinds of knowledge out there, I am seeking wisdom to know what knowledge is truth and what things I can let go out of my brain.
Wisdom = knowledge that I am seeking through this daily study through the book of Proverbs… what about you?
A wholesome tongue is a tree of life BUT perverseness in it breaks the spirit.
A tree of life that grows and flourishes, as I would like my life to be. Being wholesome is rare in this day and age but you and I do not have to be like anyone else and we can be wholesome even in this day and age. Remember Noah he was the only wholesome person that God could find in the whole world… Live how you desire in your heart to live.
The lips of the wise disperse knowledge BUT the heart of the fool does not do so.
Back to our hearts again and how our lives stem out of what is in our hearts. Keep renewing good and life into your heart. What you put in will come out….
A merry heart makes a cheerful countenance BUT by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.
More on our hearts and the life that comes from them. I speak more on the heart in this post from March 12
Better is a little with the fear of the Lord. Than great treasure with trouble.
Yes I like this Proverb just how it is, it rings true for me and I agree. A little fear of the Lord is better that great wealth and treasures of stuff and lots of trouble. No thank you to trouble.:)
So much wisdom just waiting for us to find, read and put into our hearts. I encourage you today to bless your heart and mind and soul with wisdom.
If you are one of those that is looking for my proverbs posting each day, I know I am a day behind. I go through the proverbs and write in my journal and sometimes I just don’t get it on to my blog until the next day. I will be posting both Proverbs 12 and Proverbs 13 today, thank you for reading.
Be committed to what you are doing but also love yourself enough to give yourself a break. Its OK that I am posting 2 times on my blog today. Be diligent and live with love and love yourself as well as others ;).
I should let you know that along with picking out the key Proverbs that stand out to me daily I also track what I am praying for so that over the 30 days I can see the progression and prayers answered.
Proverbs 12 on March 12
Whoever loves instruction loves knowledge BUT he who hates correction is stupid
Love instruction and learning, wow so refreshing, our hearts are seeking knowledge daily. Our society tells us that we are only to learn while we are in school and yet there are so many more years in our life that we are not in school and still we need to learn. I know that if I don’t learn daily I start to die on the inside and need to input for knowledge and learning everyday.
The hand of the diligent will rule, BUT the lazy man will be put to forced labor.
Be diligent in all that you do…. even with washing dishes and putting away the clean clothes. We are created to work with a spirit of excellence and my body thrives when I am doing my best in everything in my life.
Anxiety in the heart of man causes depression, BUT a good word makes it glad.
Wow this is a whole different that I will comment on in a future blog post. Our Heart and all that it is capable of so many things to learn about with our heart and all that it really does influence our mind and how we succeed in life. If you would like to learn more check out the book that I am reading the Moving Your Invisible Boundaries – Heart Physics : the Key to Limitless Living by Dr. Jim Richards is is available on Amazon. It is a real game changer for my life.
The second part of the talks about a good word and how that makes a difference in our life. I know for me having someone speak words of wisdom and life to me makes my heart feel different and happy. So much depends on my heart and how it feels.
So much to think about and fill our hearts with in just a few words put together into a proverb. Renew your heart and mind daily.
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